Growing Up Black Part 2
stories from the stage

In America, growing up Black means so many things: cultural bonds, a struggle for visibility, and all too often, unearned judgement. Tonight, storytellers share their experiences of growing up black in the US. Valerie Tutson teaches her students about Africa greatest explorer Abubakari II; U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo takes her son to a protest of George Floyd's death; and Harold Cox shows how fear of the police affects his everyday life. Hosted by Theresa Okokon.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 40 seconds

Episode Number: 409

About Stories from the Stage:

Explore the art of storytelling through interviews with the storytellers talking about their craft, their on-stage performances, and comments and stories from the audience.

Theresa Okokon and Wes Hazard host, introducing each episode's theme.


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Fri, Feb 23 5:30 A.M. The Funny Side     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Feb 23 11:30 A.M. The Funny Side     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Feb 23 2:30 P.M. The Funny Side     NH World (11.3)
Mon, Feb 26 9:30 P.M. Suddenly     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Feb 27 2:30 A.M. Suddenly     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Feb 27 10:30 A.M. Suddenly     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Mar 1 5:30 A.M. Suddenly     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Mar 1 11:30 A.M. Suddenly     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Mar 1 2:30 P.M. Suddenly     NH World (11.3)
Mon, Mar 4 9:30 P.M. Extraordinary Women     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Mar 5 2:30 A.M. Extraordinary Women     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Mar 5 10:30 A.M. Extraordinary Women     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Mar 8 5:30 A.M. Extraordinary Women     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Mar 8 11:30 A.M. Extraordinary Women     NH World (11.3)
Fri, Mar 8 2:30 P.M. Extraordinary Women     NH World (11.3)
Sat, Mar 9 1:30 P.M. Extraordinary Women     NH World (11.3)


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